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Nikon D5600 vs Pentax K-3 II Specs
All specs: Main page for D5600
All specs: Main page for K-3 II
D5600 vs K-3 II Sensors
On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:
D5600 vs K-3 II: Viewfinder
D5600 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.
The K-3 II has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.59x covering 100% of view field.
Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.
K-3 II (0.59x)
Better choice: Pentax K-3 II
Nikon D5600 VS Pentax K-3 II Other Specs Comparison
Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.20||23.35|
|Auto Focus points (4)||39||27|
|Larger lens selection (3)||200||40|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||970||720|
|Weighs less (2)||465g|
|More portable (2)||842cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the D5600 are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the built-in flash, the articulated display and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the D5600 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the K-3 II and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The D5600 scores 27 points.
Otherwise why to choose Pentax K-3 II
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||8|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4)||Penta mirror||Penta prism|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the K-3 II are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the optical image stabilizer, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video and the built-in GPS.
Yields 19 points for the K-3 II.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Nikon D5600 VS Pentax K-3 II Dimensions|
Look at front view of the D5600 and K-3 II
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Pentax K-3 II
We recommend Nikon D5600 as better choice.
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